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Zhigang Zhu

Court rules against trademark squatter

Intellectual Property - China
Wanhuida Intellectual Property

A recent case concerned a form of trademark squatting that involves the squatter filing numerous identical or similar marks, preferably in classes of goods or services in which the targeted trademark is not registered.

Sandie Lyne

Snapshot: enforcement against real property – saisie

Real Estate - Guernsey
Ogier

'Saisie' (ie, to seize) is a court-driven Guernsey customary law process governed by the Saisie Procedure (Simplification) (Bailiwick) Order 1952.

Joanne Huckle

Private equity and Cayman funds: tips, trends and pitfalls for limited partners

Private Client & Offshore Services - Cayman Islands
Ogier

Changes to private funds legislation in the Cayman Islands and a growing investor demand for environmental, social and governance investing are throwing up new issues for limited partners looking to commit capital in Cayman structures.

Carolyn Soakell

ECJ confirms that Tesco employees can make equal pay comparison based on EU law

Employment & Immigration - United Kingdom
Lewis Silkin

The European Court of Justice has confirmed that Tesco shop workers can rely on EU law to compare themselves with distribution centre workers for the purposes of an equal pay claim.

Christian Holzer

Supreme Administrative Court once again favours environmental organisations

Environment & Climate Change - Austria
Schoenherr

The Supreme Administrative Court remains on course with its pro-environmental organisation (EO) case law.

Stephan Erbe

Place of performance in contracts of carriage

Shipping & Transport - Switzerland
ThomannFischer

A recent decision by the Supreme Court of the Canton of Zurich has finally shed light on an unsolved issue relating to the application of Article 31 of the Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR) under Swiss law.

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Corporate and commercial: trends and issues

Corporate & Commercial / Cyprus, India, Italy, Romania

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Open banking – revolution or risk?

Banking & Financial Services / Nigeria

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Aviation industry trends

Aviation / Argentina, Bahamas, Brazil, France, Germany, Israel, Peru